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Elite Bunker Down in “Secure, Safe Rooms Hidden in Plain Sight”… And You Can, Too

Mac Slavo
May 26th, 2015

It is an age of vast inequality, and those who stand out, or stand above, are finding places to lay low. 1,071 more words


The Only Thing Worse Than No Mitigation is the Wrong Mitigation

After decades of effort, the marketplace for tornado safe rooms and shelters is finally rising. Consider that more than 3,000 tornado shelter permits have been issued in the City of Moore, Oklahoma since the March 25 tornado outbreak, and officials project that 7,800 Moore homes (40%) now have the essential safety feature. 446 more words

Disaster Safety

New Videos from the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® Meet Demand for Tornado Safe Room Information

Nonprofit releases “Which Tornado Safe Room is Right for You?” video series in conjunction with America’s PrepareAthon! national readiness campaign

(Tallahassee, FL)— According to tornado watch… 237 more words

We Can Build Better in Advance of Tornadoes

In light of last night’s deadly tornadoes in Illinois, I am raising (again) the issue of building in tornado zones using the new, groundbreaking construction philosophy that emerged after the catastrophic Tuscaloosa, Joplin and Moore outbreaks from recent years. 622 more words

Disaster Safety

So-Called Safest Home In South Florida Up For Auction

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The safest home in South Florida – at least that’s the claim -is up for auction along with everything inside. 185 more words


In Your Corner: Seniors fired up, locked out of their safe room

MOORE, Okla. – The tornado had these seniors running for their lives.

Peggy Satterwhite was really flipping out.

“These are where my house got hit in the ‘99 tornado,” she said. 371 more words


Safe Rooms in an Unsafe World

One of our longstanding literary ambitions has been to write a satirical novel about the modern university, something along the lines of Mary McCarthy’s “The Groves of Academe” or Kingsley Amis’ “Lucky Jim” or Tom Wolfe’s “I Am Charlotte Simmons,” but it looks as if we’ll have to abandon the project. 677 more words